The rules require that the students must have been home schooled for three straight years and attend at least one class a day at their local public high school.
IHSAA Commissioner Bobby Cox tells The Indianapolis Star says the rules will give true home-schooled students a chance to play sports. He says the three-year rule will prevent disgruntled parents from transferring their child to another school as a home-schooler.
IHSAA spokesman Jason Wille tells The Times of Munster that nearly half the states have similar rules for home-schooled athletes to play on public school teams.
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